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The Science of Selecting
High-Performing Leaders

Hire and promote the best leaders to create engagement, profitability, and impact

Organizations spend billions of dollars on recruitment every year, yet research shows that for many, the odds of making a successful decision remain at 50-50. With productivity and profitability at stake, there isn’t a business that can afford a heads-or-tails call on choosing the right leadership.

DDI assessments go beyond mere ratings and reports to generate the powerful business intelligence necessary for formulating critical talent decisions. The assessments screen for skills and personality traits that aren’t easy to develop, and accurately predict both near-term and long-term performance.

Eliminate the guesswork around promoting and hiring the right leaders with the right data that provides a complete candidate picture.

Select the Right Leaders Using the Right Data

About the authors

Kevin Cook, Ph.D.
Kevin is a Vice President at DDI, leading the growth and management of DDI’s talent acquisition solutions. He is responsible for four key DDI product areas—Targeted Selection®, Automated Diagnostics/Testing, Competency Services, and our Leadership Mirror® multirater suite. Kevin has more than 20 years of experience in the design, development, implementation, and evaluative research of assessment and development methodologies at all employee levels.

Evan Sinar, Ph.D.
Evan is Chief Scientist and Vice President of DDI’s Center for Analytics and Behavioral Research. In his role, Evan partners with client organizations to architect and execute analytics initiatives to demonstrate the impact of assessment and development programs on individual -level behavior change and organizational-level business objectives. Evan is a thought leader and influencer for DDI on leadership development and assessment, talent analytics, data visualization, and generational differences.

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